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Sox Bench Coach Lovullo Finalist For Twins Job

(Getty Images)According to's Jon Heyman, Red Sox bench coach Torey Lovullo has gotten a second interview for the Twins managerial job. Reportedly, the choice has come down to Lovullo and local legend/Hall of Famer Paul Molitor. While another candidate with Red Sox connections—Doug Mientkiewicz—has also gotten two interviews, the word is that Lovullo and Molitor...
Via FenwayNation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox 2004 World Series Final Out: Relive Boston’s Triumph (Video)

Red Sox Hall of Fame broadcaster Joe Castiglione put it best. “Can you believe it?,” Castiglione asked after Keith Foulke underhand flipped to Doug Mientkiewicz at approximately 11:40 p.m. on Oct. 27, 2004. The Red Sox, long known for their playoff failures, ended an 86-year World Series drought, broke the vaunted Curse of the Bambino and sent Boston into a frenzy. The Red Sox’s...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

10 Years Ago, Today.

This is the most beautiful WPA chart you will ever see: Three doubles by Trot Nixon. The lead off home run by Johnny Damon. The ball that Foulke snagged and Doug Mientkiewicz stole. Soak in the memories today. The Curse* was lifted 10 years ago today. Oh…and we won 2 more this decade! * There is no such thing as...
Via Fire Brand AL
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Rumors: Doug Mientkiewicz has had second interview for manager job

The Minnesota Twins search for a manager continues, following the Twins fourth consecutive season with 70 of fewer wins. Pitching was a downfall, as the Twins ranked 29th in the Major Leagues in ERA. The poor finish resulted in the firing of Ron Gardenhire, who had managed the Twins since 2002. With the managerial position still up for grabs, word has it that Doug Mientkiewicz...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mientkiewicz interviews for Twins managing job

Twins General Manager Terry Ryan is pushing on with his search for a new manager, interviewing former Twins first baseman Doug Mientkiewicz for the job Thursday, according to a person with knowledge of the search process. Ryan on Thursday headed to Fort Myers, Fla., to watch prospects in the instructional league, so the interview is believed to have taken place there. Mientkiewicz...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Molitor seen as a Twins favorite; ex-Twin Mientkiewicz interviewing

Hall of Fame player Paul Molitor, who interviewed Wednesday for the Twins managing job, is seen as a favorite, if not the favorite for the job -- though the process is just getting started. Twins GM Terry Ryan, who has presided over an amazingly stable baseball department, is on his way to Florida in what was described as a previously arranged trip and will indeed meet with former...
Via Pro Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Mientkiewicz Tackles Opposing Manager, Ignites Bench-Clearing Brawl in Minors (Video)

Folks in Boston remember Doug Mientkiewicz as a slick-fielding first baseman who made the final putout in Game 4 of the 2004 World Series to give the Sox their first title in 86 years. The folks in Fort Myers — especially those who call the Fort Myers Miracle their favorite high-A baseball team — know him as a bit of a hot head after his actions over the weekend. Mientkiewicz is...
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Minor League manager Doug Mientkiewicz mixes it up in brawl

Now a manager for the Fort Myers Miracle, former MLB player Doug Mientkiewicz started a bench-clearing brawl against the Bradenton Marauders.
Via Gamedayr
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Managers brawl, ejected from Ft. Myers Miracle game

Think adult Simba against Scar or Aragorn versus that humanoid orc commander thing. When the leaders from two opposing sides mix it up with each other, you know it's serious. Courtesy: Ryan Eades via InstagramTOP 10 TWEETS: FOX Sports North's Phil Ervin scours cyberspace for the week's top tweets. CLICK ONWARD Such was the scene Saturday night in Fort Myers, Fla.,...
Via Fox Sports North
August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Mientkiewicz to manage Twins' Fort Myers farm team

Known during his time with the Minnesota Twins for his hard-to-spell last name, his trademark bubble gum bubbles and his defense at first base, Doug Mientkiewicz will now be known as a baseball manager. The 38-year-old Mientkiewicz was named Monday as the manager of the Fort Myers Miracle, the Twins High-A affiliate, for the 2013 season. "I'm excited to join the Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports North
December 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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